Police Explorer Program

Hollywood Police Department Explorers smiling for a picture.

The Hollywood Police Explorer is a program designed for motivated and service-oriented young men and women who have an interest in the law enforcement field. Explorers attend weekly meetings where they receive training in all avenues of law enforcement. The program provides an opportunity for youth to gain personal satisfaction, enhance their leadership / teamwork skills, and make a difference in their community.

Recruitment for the program occurs year round. Applications for the Police Explorer Program may be submitted throughout the year. 

 Who can be an H.P.D. Explorer?

 You are between the ages of 13 and 21

 You are free from physical limitations that might prevent you from completing any duty assignment

 You maintain a 2.00 grade point average

 You have no felony convictions

 You are of good moral character

 What are the duties of an explorer?

 Attend weekly meetings

 Participate in ride-alongs with police officers

 Assist with DUI checkpoints

 Work with H.P.D. specialized units

 Participate in many other civic functions

 Explorer Opportunities:

 Explorer academies

 Compete against other Explorer Posts

 Field trips

 Enhance skills and abilities

 Assist other Explorer Posts

 Benefits of Becoming an Explorer:

 Training: patrol procedures, communications, department regulations, criminal law, report writing, the fundamentals of police field work, physical fitness and more!

 Community Events: safety fairs, fingerprinting, traffic control, fundraising, and other community outreach activities.

For more information, contact Sergeant Morris (954) 967-4371 or email tmorris@hollywoodfl.org